Hostile Environment Awareness Training (HEAT)
The Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) faces multiple security and socio-economic challenges, primarily of a geo-political nature, which impacts economic prosperity and sustainability.
As a consequence, many International Aid agencies, Developmental NGO’s, Media operate in the KRI to alleviate the plight of the vulnerable and to develop and implement plans and strategies for relief and reconstruction efforts.
It is incumbent upon these organizations to exercise their “Duty of care and Diligence”, in ensuring the safety and security of their deployed personnel in an often hostile and fast evolving security environment.
SLS offers an awareness and preparedness training package that equips such personnel with the requisite knowledge and skillsets to become “street smart”, empowering them to execute their tasks with the necessary confidence in safety, achieving program objectives and deliverables.
SLS offers bespoke training modules, tailor made to clients’ specific needs, mission profile and attendant risk profile and appetite.
Our instructors have in excess of 25 years’ hands on experience in the Kurdistan region, serving a diverse portfolio of clients.
Our Basic portfolio of modules includes the following:
- Country Context Analysis
- Cultural awareness
- Significant Risk identification
- Risk mitigation strategies
- Skills Development – Tactics, Techniques, Procedures (TTP’s)
- Familiarization and recognition of weapons and explosives
- Journey Management
- Target hardening – physical and psychological
- Enemy Tactics, Techniques and Procedures (TTP’s)
- Basic Life support and trauma care
- Crisis Management
- Conflict resolution
- Practical scenarios and simulations
Our basic package is presented at our Erbil Headquarters or at a suitable client venue over 2 days
period Enhanced packages, dependent on client requirements, are also available.
Costing is dependent on preferred package, and includes all training facilities and refreshments.